Boston Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Boston in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Boston in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Boston itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Boston.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Boston for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Boston
  • Staying in Boston and wondering how to spend 2 days in Boston with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Boston
  • Want to create Boston itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Boston

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2 Days in Boston Itinerary - Ideas for Weekend

Boston, one of the oldest cities in the USA, is the city of revolutions and transformations. With its history of more than five hundred years, this place has many things to offer to visitors. You may find museums and ancient houses on one street and lavish shopping malls on the very next street here. If you are spending only 48 hours in Boston, then you will find your days packed from dawn till dusk. It may get overwhelming to plan a trip to such a vast city when you have limited time.

Explore these ideas for your Boston itinerary for 2 days based on itineraries generated by users on TripHobo

What to See in Boston in 2 Days

How to start your morning in Boston:

Start your weekend getaway with the walking tours of the city. There are more than ten different trails that will take you to the streets and will introduce you to the heritage, history, and culture of Boston. JFK trail will take you to all the places President John F. Kennedy used to visit whereas Walk the Freedom Trail will give you a chance to see more than 15 historically significant sites.

After you have explored the city on foot on the first day, it's time to go pedaling on the second day. Swan Boat in a pond in the Public Garden in Boston has become the symbol of culture and history of the city. The boats are simple, and a ride hardly lasts for half an hour, but these boats are operating since 1877 and make for a peaceful experience. You can walk around the park after your ride and soak yourself in the tranquil atmosphere.

What to do in Boston in the afternoon:

Streets of Boston are known for having some of the delicious food trucks in the area. You must grab your lunch here to know the mouth-watering taste of local as well as international dishes and that too at pocket-friendly rates. Your 2 days in Boston itinerary must include eating at one of these trucks.

Boston can also be a cultural mecca for tourists with its numerous museums and art galleries. Boston African American National Historic Site, Boston Children's Museum, Abiel Smith School, or Commonwealth Museum are some of the places you can spend your afternoons at. Consider reserving a couple of hours on both days to understand more about the city you are visiting and learn all about its captivating background.

Planning Evening in :

Boston is the perfect place to go on a shopping spree. Back Bay, Faneuil Marketplace, Wrentham Village, Assembly Row, Copley Place, and Prudential Center are some of the favorite shopping destinations in Boston. These places are the mix of lavish malls, lovely boutiques, small shops, and stores that will make your evening in the city delightful.
Why not go cruising in the evening in Boston? Hop on one of the extravagant cruises that adorn the harbor and witness the majestic skyline of the city like never before. Watch how lights slowly start sparkling as the sun sets and how majestic skyscrapers turn into the magical looking skyline.

Experience the Nightlife:

You have already eaten at food trucks and now it's time to satisfy your taste buds with elegant dinner. Seafood is the identity of Boston and you must have it for dinner to taste the true essence of cuisine here.

As you have 2 nights to experience the nightlife in Boston, you can visit theatres and enjoy creative performances on one night and go club hopping on other. The city has bars, dance clubs, comedy clubs, movies, theatres, along with concerts and other events that will make your night happening. Let the fun start as the sun sets down.

Visiting a city like Boston where past and present coexist will give you a chance to have an exciting vacation.

Tours and Activities in Boston for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Boston

Best Hotels in Boston for 2 Day Trip

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With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Boston. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Boston.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Boston. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Boston.

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